COOKie Policy


Women Ahead of their Time Community Interest Company (“WATT” / “we” / “our” / “us“) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This cookie policy (together with privacy policy) sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, when using this website ( (“Website“), and when otherwise interacting with us, will be processed.

Please read the following carefully to understand how we use cookies.


As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.


Our site uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) which, if you agree, will collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the site and to compile statistical reports on site activity.

By clicking “continue” on the cookie consent box when you first access our site and by continuing to access and use our site you accept our use of cookies. For your reference, we set out below the wording we use in our cookie consent box.

“We use cookies to ensure our site operates effectively. By continuing, you agree to these cookies being set. For more details, or to change your cookie settings, click here.”

There are two types of cookies:

Session cookies, which expire as soon as you close the browser and are mainly used to help you navigate the site by storing information on your location and the pages you have visited.

Persistent or permanent cookies will remain on your computer once you close your browser down until expiry or deletion by you. These are mainly used to personalise the website, so that it remembers you from previous visitis and can display relevant information.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and information on how to remove cookies from your browser can be found here: In a few cases, however, some of our site features may not work as a result.

To learn more about the cookies our site uses click here

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to navigate between pages.

Email newsletters related cookies. This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Forms related cookies. When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Sharing cookies. These cookies enable you to share the content of our website with others via social media sites.

Third Party Cookies. In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Further information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them is set out below:


wordpress_test_cookie (expiry-end of session) this was used during development of the website, when the pages were password-          protected. It records whether the visitor has successfully entered the password to view the website, so that they don’t have to re-renter the password on every page; expiry-session.

bid_1_password_protected_auth (expiry-end of session) this is used by WordPress to test whether cookies are enabled or not.


vuid (expiry-2 years),  player (expiry-1 year),  continuous_play_v3 (expiry-1 year), _gcl_au (expiry-1 month), _ga (expiry-2 years), _fbp (expiry-3 months), vimeo_gdpr_optin (expiry-1o years), gid (expiry-24 hours) – we use Vimeo to embed videos onto our website. These cookies are used by Vimeo to collect analytics tracking information.

Google Analytics

_ga (expiry-2 years), _gid (expiry-24 hours), _gat (expiry-1 minute) – these performance cookies are set by Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the Site, collecting standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymised form from which no user is identifiable. This information is transmitted to Google and processed to compile statistical reports on activity on the Site. These reports allow us to optimise our user experience. Google provides a browser add-on for users who wish to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics. Further information is available at


Our website provides links to websites which are controlled by third parties. We recommend that you check the relevant third party’s privacy policies for information about any cookies which may be used.


We may amend this cookie policy from time to time. Please check this cookie policy regularly to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. This cookie policy was last updated February 2020.


If you have any questions about this cookie policy, or how we handle your personal information, please contact us at